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Maikel Franco

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Phillies | Maikel Franco ready to play

Wed, 31 May 2017 09:17:58 -0700

Philadelphia Phillies 3B Maikel Franco (illness) is back in the starting lineup Wednesday, May 31, against the Miami Marlins after missing a game with a minor illness.

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Phillies | Maikel Franco on the bench

Wed, 24 May 2017 12:52:36 -0700

Philadelphia Phillies 3B Maikel Franco is not in the starting lineup against the Colorado Rockies Wednesday, May 24.

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Phillies | Maikel Franco gets a breather

Wed, 10 May 2017 09:50:44 -0700

Philadelphia Phillies 3B Maikel Franco is absent from the starting lineup Wednesday, May 10, versus the Seattle Mariners. INF Andres Blanco will start at third base instead.

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Phillies | Maikel Franco has contract renewed

Sat, 11 Mar 2017 06:15:14 -0800

The Philadelphia Phillies have agreed to terms with 3B Maikel Franco on a one-year contract worth $560,000.

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Phillies | Maikel Franco has sore thumb

Sat, 10 Sep 2016 23:30:52 -0700

Philadelphia Phillies 3B Maikel Franco (thumb) pinch-hit against the Washington Nationals on Saturday, Sept. 10, after missing the previous two games because of a sore thumb. He hopes to return to the starting lineup Monday, Sept. 12.

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Phillies | Maikel Franco draws three walks

Mon, 25 Jul 2016 20:09:04 -0700

Philadelphia Phillies 3B Maikel Franco went 1-for-2 with a double, runs scored and three walks Monday, July 25, against the Miami Marlins.

Fantasy Tip: Franco is hitting .324 (24-for-74) in the month of July to raise his average from .243 to .260. He is a must-start fantasy option and he has a bright future.

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Phillies | Maikel Franco returns from injury

Mon, 25 Jul 2016 13:45:41 -0700

Philadelphia Phillies 3B Maikel Franco (wrist) is back in the starting lineup and is hitting third against Miami Marlins SP Jarred Cosart Monday, July 25.

Fantasy Tip: Franco's wrist injury wasn't too serious, as he only missed a few games. Get the young slugger back into all fantasy lineups. He's hitting a decent .259 with 18 long balls and 55 RBI on the season.

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Phillies | Maikel Franco sitting again vs. Pirates

Sun, 24 Jul 2016 08:35:51 -0700

Philadelphia Phillies 3B Maikel Franco (wrist) is not in the starting lineup Sunday, July 24. INF Andres Blanco is starting at third base and batting third against Pittsburgh Pirates SP Jameson Taillon Sunday.

Fantasy Tip: Franco is missing his second consecutive game after being hit by a pitch in the wrist and leaving the game Friday, July 22. He's emerging as a solid power option at the hot corner with 18 home runs and 55 RBI this season. Blanco is nothing more than a low-priced flier in daily contests Sunday.

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Phillies | Maikel Franco out of the lineup

Sat, 23 Jul 2016 11:07:53 -0700

Philadelphia Phillies 3B Maikel Franco (wrist) is not in the starting lineup Saturday, July 23. 3B Andres Blanco will take his place at third base and bat third against Pittsburgh Pirates Tyler Glasnow.

Fantasy Tip: Blanco is a capable replacement for Franco in the heart of the lineup. He has hit better on the left side, too. Blanco is a decent starting option at a lower-than-usual price for a starter batting third in the lineup.

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Phillies | Maikel Franco makes early exit Friday

Fri, 22 Jul 2016 19:20:26 -0700

Philadelphia Phillies 3B Maikel Franco (wrist) was removed from the game against the Pittsburgh Pirates for precautionary reasons in the fourth inning Friday, July 22, after getting hit in the left wrist by a pitch from SP Gerrit Cole in the first inning.

Fantasy Tip: Franco singled in his only other plate appearance Friday, and should be considered day-to-day. The 23-year-old is batting .257 with 18 home runs and 55 RBI through 92 games this year.

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